Expert is an ocean engineer with 40+ years' experience in materials and processes for construction, maintenance and repair of ships and structures in the marine environment. This includes marine fouling and corrosion protection, antifouling and anticorrosive paint application and removal, and shipyard processes for paint application and removal. This includes the environmental engineering aspects of shipyard preservation processes which have the potential to generate significant waste streams. He has conducted both panel and ship board evaluations of antifouling and anticorrosive paints, and have an in depth understanding of the effects of the marine environment on ship and structural materials.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Reading, Pennsylvania - Lancaster, Pennsylvania - Baltimore, Maryland - Frederick, Maryland - Gaithersburg, Maryland - Bowie, Maryland - Wilmington, Delaware - Vineland, New Jersey - Alexandria, Virginia
Responsibilities: Expert is a consultant to government and industry in the area of marine materials. This includes marine fouling and corrosion control. coating application and removal and environmental implications of the coatings preservation process.
Years: 2010 to Present
Title: Senior Consultant
Responsibilities: He provides expert consulting, technical guidance and program management support to Vision Point Systems a Virginia based technology firm. His tasks have included complex coatings appliction and removal and development of novel application technologies
Years: 1972 to 2008
Title: Senior Materials Engineer
Department: Non Metallics Division
Responsibilities: He was a materials engineer for a U.S Navy laboratory engaged in research and development in the areas of marine materials, corrosion and marine fouling prevention, shipyard processes, environment engineering, ship trials, and use of robotic vehicles for ship maintenance.
Country / Region
Years: 2008 to 2010
Country / Region: New Zealand
Summary: Engaged by NZ Biosecurity Agency as consultant for underwater hull husbandry and invasive marine organisms